Partner & Co-founder

Michael Tremonte

+1 212 202 2603

Michael is an experienced counselor, trial lawyer, and appellate advocate. He has obtained favorable outcomes as counsel to individuals and companies in a wide range of forums, including state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout the United States. Chambers USA has described Michael as “a fantastic trial lawyer” who “provides white-collar criminal defense to both individual and corporate clients as part of his wider litigation practice.”

Michael’s practice includes complex commercial disputes, securities and other class action litigation, banking litigation, antitrust, accountants’ liability, and employment law. His white collar practice focuses on the defense of companies and individuals in federal and state criminal and regulatory investigations involving allegations of securities, insurance and accounting fraud, antitrust violations, improper trading practices, market manipulation, tax fraud, and money laundering. He also has extensive experience handling civil and criminal RICO cases.

Prior to co-founding Sher Tremonte, Michael was a partner at Cohen & Gresser LLP and served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York. Previously, he worked as an associate at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP.

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Named as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in New York, Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers (2014-2021)

Recognized in White-Collar Crime & Investigations — New York, Chambers USA (2022)


Director, Federal Bar Foundation

Judiciary Committee, New York City Bar Association

Formerly Co-Chair, Ethics Subcommittee, Commercial and Business Litigation Committee, American Bar Association

Trustee, Citizens Budget Commission

Board of Directors, Thinkmap Inc.